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big band

noun [C] uk   us  
a large group of musicians who play jazz and dance music: Big band music was very popular during the 1930s and 40s.
Translations of “big band”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指過去演奏爵士樂和舞曲的)大樂隊…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指过去演奏爵士乐和舞曲的)大乐队…
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